A Tribute to Professor Enamiroro Patrick Oghuvbu

  By Sunny Awhefeada The profound or genuine essence of our world is embedded in philosophy. Every race or society has a worldview which is lucidly expressed and accepted as part of its given philosophy. Although imperial arrogance as embodied by Europe negated the African worldview, more than enough evidence abound to depict a rich and abiding tradition of thought which is anchored on studied rationality. Among Africans of old as of now are philosophers, poets and prophets. And there were also professors in African universities in Sankore, Fez and…

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Bloodbath: Isoko Group, IMG Wants Gov Okowa To Relocate Office

  The Isoko Monitoring Group, (IMG) has called on Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to relocate his office as governor temporarily to Isoko land and fashion out means of putting an end to the inter communal clashes and bloodletting engulfing some Isoko communities. The  group Publicity Secretary, Dr. Kingsley Oroh in a statement signed and addressed to the Delta State Governor described Gov Okowa silence over the continued lost of lives as worrisome.   According to Dr. Oroh in the statement, “We are compelled to express our disappointment and…

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AHWINAHWI CELEBRATES OWHORODE AT 104

  …Calls Him Father, Living Legend   The immediate past member of the House of Representatives, Hon Chief Solomon Ahwinahwi, has felicitated with the oldest Monarch in Africa, HRM Richard Layeguen Ogbon Oghroro I, JP, Owhorode of Olomu kingdom on his 104th Birthday Anniversary. In a statement personally signed by the former lawmaker, Hon Ahwinahwi said the Owhorode of Olomu Kingdom who is also a Royal Canon in the Anglican Communion is a rare being specially created by God to help the people of Olomu Kingdom, Urhobo Nation, Delta State…

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Analysis &Opinion: In Defence of Bishop Kukah

By Sunny Awhefeada,   Men of courage stand up to be counted when it mattered. They do not succumb to the gains and comfort of complicity in moment of crisis. They courage range on the side of the people and their deeds are inscribed in the hearts of men long after they are gone. The clergy ought to be a calling for men of courage, men who minister to the overall good of society, men who can speak truth to power no matter what. The Bible and other religious books…

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SHREDDING THE TISSUES OF LIES IN EMEDE’S PRESS STATEMENTS

  1.0. The Voice of Igbide People, a Facebook Group/Page of the people of Igbide kingdom, have read with amusement and passing interest, in some instance, the series of press statements by Emede community issued via the Isoko Mirror Online, on the current crisis between Emede and Igbide. The contents of these write-ups, to say the least, are a motley collection of outright falsehood, unsubstantiated assumptions and suppositions, carefully woven with pretentious language to confuse and misinform the unwary. We were especially gladdened when we read two well-written rejoinders on…

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DESOPADEC Launches Bursary Website

  The Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has in Warri, announced the launch of its much awaited bursary website. The completely revamped website features a simplified design, improved menu functionality and enriched contents areas to help students of the DESOPADEC mandate areas to make informed application for the bursary. According to a release by Management of the Commission, for the ease of application, a Website, www.desopadecbursary.ng has been opened and all interested and eligible students were therefore advised to visit the Website to apply and complete the…

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DESOPADEC BURSARY PORTAL OPENS FOR REGISTRATION

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  It is hereby announced for the benefit of all Deltans, especially all registered Students of Delta State origin in Nigerian tertiary institutions, that applications for the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission Students Assistance Programme has commenced. For the ease of application, a Website, www.desopadecbursary.ng has been opened. All interested and eligible students are therefore advised to visit the Website to apply and complete the application form. *Criteria For Eligibility* A. To be eligible, applicants must be from only DESOPADEC mandate areas of Ijaw, Isoko Itsekiri, Ika, Ndokwa…

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Fenog Disowns Facebook Account Of Its Executive Director, Matthew Tonlagha

The management of Fenog Nigeria Limited has denied a facebook account credited to its Executive Director, Mr. Matthew Tonlagha. In a disclaimer statement signed by Chief Dennis Otuaro Ibe-uyadonwei of Gbaramatu kingdom, it disclosed that Facebook Account with the name, ‘Engr Mathew Tonlagha’ should be disregarded by the general public because it is the handiwork of an imposter aimed at impersonating him to defraud the public. The statement, “Our attention has been drawn to the existence of certain Facebook Account to be the Executive Director of Fenog Nigeria Limited, Mr.…

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EGBEMA TRADITIONAL COUNCIL OF CHIEFS TO HENRY BINIDODOUGHA: STOP PARADING YOURSELF AS KING 

The  Egbema traditional Council of Chiefs has called on one Henry Binidodougha to stop falsely parading himself as HRH, the Ojuaga 1 of Egbema Kingdom in Edo State. In a press statement containing resolutions reached at an extra ordinary general Assembly of all sons and daughters of Egbema kingdom, both at home and in Diaspora, held at Ofunama town,  Egbema kingdom of Edo and Delta States, on Friday,  January 8, 2021, the Egbema Traditional Council of Chiefs condemned in strong terms the activities of Mr Henry Binidodougha.   In a…

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Askia Celebrates Nani On His Birthday

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia has congratulated Chief John Nani Esq on the occasion of his birthday. In a statement Askia said, “TODAY, MY BROTHER, JOHN NANI, IS COATED IN DIAMOND”. I celebrate you today, my friend, brother and reliable political associate, Hon. Chief (Barr.) John Obukohwo Nani, as you are Diamond coated today, moreso, as you take your first step into the Elders Council. Working closely with you this past year as our Executive Director, Finance and Administration, you have demonstrated a remarkable…

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